Chances are you've seen the TV commercials. A big change is coming in the way we watch television. OnQ's Tonia Caruso reports on the digital conversion and what it means if your television still relies on rabbit ears and rooftop antennas.
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Despite much wealth and success in our Appalachian northern region, widespread poverty still exists in rural Fayette and Greene counties. However, Michael Bartley shows how and why so many people are delivering life-saving services to our rural neighbors.
Original airdate: Apr 15, 2009
This mobile digital mammography unit for the West Virginia University Hospital's Cancer Center travels into rural West Virginia providing mammograms to women who'd otherwise have to travel great distances for this life-saving test. OnQ contributor Lori Savitch reports.
Fasten your seat belts, Captain Green's Time Machine has landed at Cardinal Wright Regional School on Pittsburgh's North Side. OnQ takes an educational ride to learn about this school program that focuses on energy and the environment.
For nearly 100 years, Pittsburgh's City County Building has been the bastion of local government and the home of Pittsburgh's City Council. But inside council chambers are pieces of beauty and craftsmanship that are rarely explored. OnQ contributor Minette Seate spent a day on Grant Street exploring those "Council Treasures."
Jessica Seabury, executive director of the Consumer Health Coalition, and Erin Guay from the Pennsylvania Health Law Project discuss health coverage for the uninsured and underinsured.
In this episode, OnQ will focus on gender disparities. We will discuss the two different diseases that are generally associated with one specific gender; even though, it affects both genders at alarming rates. Our featured guest is Dr. Jeannette South-Paul, medical director of the Community Division at UPMC.